Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple

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About Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple

A centuries old temple of Lord Shiva, Kaleshwar Mahadev temple is the centre of devotion for Lansdowne people as well as the brave Garhwal Regiment. Located near the main Lansdowne city, Kaleshwar Mahadev is named after Sage Kalun who meditated here.

Lansdowne1.5 kms from main market
1.5 kms
From Gandhi Park, Lansdowne Market
30 mins

Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple in Lansdowne

Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple - Historical Temple in Lansdowne

A first and favourite place to visit among Lord Shiva devotees in Lansdowne, Kaleshwar Mahadev temple was known to be land of meditation for sages. Visitors can still see the samadhis of many sages near the temple.

Kaleshwar Mahadev temple has the shivling which is Swayambhu (Self-formed). As per the legend, on the occassion of Mahashivratri the local cowhearders found their cows missing which they later on found milking on their own in the cave upon a Shivlinga.

People also believes in the history that about 5000 years ago, Sage Kalun meditated here before the shivling. Lansdowne earlier name is Kaludanda after the Sage Kalun. In 1901, present structure of the temple was erected and a Dharamshala was built nearby which is now maintained by the Garhwal Regiment.

How to Reach Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple Lansdowne

Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple is located in the Lansdowne city and can be reached easily by walk. Nearest rail connectivity is at Kotdwara railway station (41 kms) and airport at Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun (149 kms).

Location of Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple

Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple is located in Lansdowne ( 1.5 kms from main market).

What is Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple famous for?

Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple is popular place for following activities/ interests - Shiva Temples.

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